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Fairy Tale of the Month: July 2015 The Pink Flower

Pink

“Oh look.” Duckworth’s oars stop in midair. He nods toward the riverbank. It is solid with a growth of pinks.

“It reminds me of a Grimm story,” I say. 539 more words

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Fairy Tale of the Month: July 2015 The Pink Flower

The Math

Duckworth and I continue our rowing, but I can see by his knitted brow he is thinking about The Pink Flower.

“Hold on,” he says. 487 more words

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Fairy Tale of the Month: July 2015 The Pink Flower

Regensburg 1400-1410

My Foot

I feel foolish sitting here in my study with my foot nestled on a pillow and elevated on a table to ease the swelling and throbbing of my twisted ankle. 565 more words

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Friday's Fairy Tales: Rapunzel

The fairy tale “Rapunzel” comes from one of the stories of the Saints.  During the 3rd century AD, a wealthy merchant in Asia Minor loved his daughter so much that he forbade her to have any suitors.   326 more words

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This Endorsement Made My Day

This morning I received a text from my Sister-in-law, a ringing endorsement of my books from one of my nephews. It made my day. I’m sharing this with kind permission from his Mum.

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The White Deer

There once were two men who followed the Way of the Warrior. This meant they were paragons of honour and honesty, of courage and benevolence, of loyalty and respect, and of justice and integrity. 1,711 more words

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Reading Victorian Fairy Tales: Introduction

Oxford University Press kindly sent me a beautiful, hardcover copy of Victorian Fairy Tales edited by Michael Newton in exchange for an honest review. I cannot wait to dig into this beautiful book! 427 more words